[UK-CONTEST] Phonetics

David G3YYD g3yyd at btinternet.com
Mon Apr 12 11:48:46 PDT 2010

Humm chose the wrong SCC? Or pity that almost all the G2 three letters 
are now SK.

On 12/04/2010 19:11, James Hill wrote:
> Now all we need is an alternative phonetic for 2...
> You'd be surprised that when using the SCC, the amount of people (non
> British) that mistake G2F for G3F, and the ensuing battle that takes
> place trying to convince then otherwise!
> This is a regular problem.... whether it's because a "normal" UK call
> does not have a 2 (except 2x0/2x1 etc) and they automatically assume
> it's a 3 on that basis, I dont know.... but you never hear a 2E0 station
> get called a 3E0.... unless anyone else has heard otherwise?
> A command of French, German, Spanish&  Italian "number twos" is useful,
> but it certainly doesnt help the old QSO rate when in contest when you
> have to go through that rigmarole!
> James G0FHM
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